Project Manager

0118 9567000

M: 07443 487191

Sue joined the Engage Befriending Team in October 2017. She has experience in supporting vulnerable groups of people and a heart to provide isolated individuals the opportunity to connect with others.

Sue is a leader at her church in Reading, and in her spare time enjoys walking her dog, reading and catching up with friends.


Regional Coordinator – South and Central Reading

T: 0118 9567000

M: 07437 011764

Marlene started as a volunteer for Engage Befriending and became part of the staff team in October 2015. She loves working with people, young and old. As a Coordinator she enjoys connecting volunteers to those who feel isolated and lonely. As a Befriender she sees the joy a visit brings to someone. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, swimming and walking.


Regional Coordinator – North and East Reading

T: 0118 9567000

M: 07516 254916

Sheila has spent most of her working life supporting vulnerable people. She’s committed to supporting older, isolated people through the work of Engage Befriending, and by leading a Pastoral Care Team at her church. Sheila enjoys singing, walking and being with her 5 grandchildren during (any remaining!) spare time.


Regional Coordinator – West Reading

T: 0118 9567000

M: 07887 395115

Jackie joined the Engage Befriending team in January 2019.

She has a heart to help older isolated people make connections with other people on a personal level and to help increase their self worth.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, dancing and walks in the countryside.